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Robert Hunt Sprinkle

Associate Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland School

Rob Sprinkle has been an associate professor at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy since 1995.

In 2009, he was elected chairman of the Council of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences. From 2001 to 2008, he was editor-in-chief of the journal “Politics and the Life Sciences” and is the author “Profession of Conscience: The Making and Meaning of Life-Scienses Liberalism” (Princeton, 1994).

He studied history at Dartmouth College and medicine at the University of Cincinnati. He trained clinically at the University of Virginia and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.

Mr. Sprinkle also earned a Ph.D. at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, where for two years he was supported by a MacArthur Foundation Social Science Research Council Fellowship in International Peace and Security.

Articles by Robert Hunt Sprinkle

Slavery and Guns: America’s “Peculiar Institutions”

How are U.S. "gun rights" today an extension of a right created to preserve slavery?

August 31, 2013

Health Care: A Modest Bipartisan Agenda for a Rugged America

Will the newly elected Congress be able to make the U.S. health system safe for the individual?

November 30, 2010